Red C poll: Will independent candidates really take 30 per cent of the vote at the next election?

21st December, 2014

A lot has been made of the rise of support for independent candidates in the polls (rightly so with their share now standing at 28 per cent in this poll), and how this might work in terms of a government after the next general election. While they will do well, it is unlikely that support will remain at such a high level when the reality of forming a government is put to voters.

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